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IC Bus Exec Trish Reed Talks Propane, School Bus Sales

Reed discusses the benefits of IC Bus’ new propane school bus, which the manufacturer sees tying in to projected growth in alternative fuels.

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<p>More than 175 prospective school bus drivers and attendants took part in a job fair in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in July. Thirteen operations participated in the fair, which was held at Kent ISD.</p> 20 Tips for Dealing with Driver Shortage
School bus driver shortage is an ongoing challenge for the industry that has gotten worse recently, SBF research has found. Here, we share best practices in tackling the problem, from boosting recruiting efforts to addressing absenteeism.
Bold new things in store for the new year
From the new event that we're launching with NAPT, School Bus Xchange, to a couple of key changes on the School Bus Fleet team, exciting things are happening here.
16 key school transportation issues in the New Year
NAPT News & Views: As we begin a new year, we want you to have a snapshot of the issues we consider front and center for our industry. Here are some issues on the NAPT public policy radar screen in 2015.
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Pre-trip inspection module
InterMotive’s new pre-trip inspection module is designed to automatically turn on and off all chassis-controlled exterior lights, including brake and reverse lights.

Distracted driving app
SeatbeltGuard, a vehicle device, and TextGuard, a phone app, work together to help fleet managers prevent distracted driving and to monitor other driver behaviors, company officials said.

Conventional school bus inspection training DVD
The DVD is designed for drivers preparing for the test to earn a CDL. It shows the pre-trip inspection process and is broken down into several chapters.

Obstacle detection system
MobileTRAQ Vue now includes the SenseStat Obstacle Detection Backing Sensor System.

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<p>On Feb. 11, North Carolina held statewide Love the Bus celebrations. An event sponsored by HSM was attended by State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson. Shown here are bus drivers from Benson Elementary School in Johnston County Schools.</p> PHOTOS: Love the Bus 2015

Here, we share highlights from Love the Bus celebrations held earlier this month across the U.S.,... Visit photo gallery

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